The Peoria Park District has named a new executive director of parks and recreation.
Susan Knoblauch, of Washington, was previously the director of activities and sports at the National Federation of State High School Associations.
She also taught and coached at Morton High School. Knoblauch replaces Bonnie Noble, who retired last November after 43 years working within the Park District. Noble served as executive directed for 24 years.
Knoblauch’s role takes effect June first, the park district said in a news release.